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The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, January 25, 2018
At the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, WEF, the Forum of Young Global Leaders and Accenture revealed the winners of the 2018 Circulars. The awards recognize individuals and...
Waste Not
by Libby MacCarthy, January 25, 2018
The NFL has joined forces with PepsiCo, Aramark, U.S. Bank Stadium and the Minnesota Sports Facility Authority to make Super Bowl LII a zero-waste event. Together, the partners have launched...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, January 25, 2018
The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), whose members include REI, Iron Mountain, Patagonia, The North Face and Timberland, is producing a new film series that shares the stories of outdoor companies...
Walking the Talk
by Fabian Geyrhalter, January 25, 2018
This is an excerpt from Fabian Geyrhalter’s upcoming book, Bigger Than This: How to Turn Any Venture Into an Admired Brand. One of eight traits discussed in Bigger Than This is ‘cause,’ which we dive...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, January 24, 2018
Over 100 companies spanning 24 countries and 10 sectors have joined Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index (GEI), a reference index measuring gender equality across internal company statistics,...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, January 24, 2018
Corporate Knights has released its 14th annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable corporations in the world. Global 100 companies were selected from a pool of 5,994 publicly listed companies...
Supply Chain
by Daniel Persica, January 24, 2018
2017 was marked by devastating forest fires that ravaged large swaths of North America. Millions of acres were scorched, hundreds of thousands of buildings were destroyed, and tens of thousands of...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, January 24, 2018
Beverage giants Coca-Cola and Evian and global packaging company Amcor have announced new efforts that will fundamentally reshape their approaches to packaging. By 2030, Coca-Cola says it will...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, January 23, 2018
Though the normalization of single-use plastic packaging has made plastic pollution out to be an insurmountable problem, consumers’ and brands’ growing awareness of the implications of take-make-...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, January 23, 2018
This week, at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the Carlsberg Group launched the Carlsberg Young Scientists Community in an effort to address some of the world’s biggest challenges...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, January 23, 2018
As global business leaders gather at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos this week to discuss energy and environmental challenges, Schneider Electric has released a new study revealing...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, January 23, 2018
Today, at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), with the support of Wendy Schmidt, lead philanthropic partner of the foundation’s New Plastics...
Leadership
by Sustainable Brands, January 22, 2018
Though the private sector has largely been leading the charge against climate change as of late, local and national governments are starting to step up to the plate to further catalyze the shift to a...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, January 22, 2018
The future of food is one in which circularity and sustainability thrive, where waste is redefined as a valuable resource to be used again and again, supply chain collaboration is second nature and...
Leadership
by Al Iannuzzi, January 22, 2018
I had the good fortune recently to sit next to Richard Liroff at a dinner — what I learned made me very thankful. He is retiring after over 45 years of serving the environment, and hearing...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, January 19, 2018
Fashion and textile industry heavy-hitters are heeding the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s recent call for a New Textiles Economy with the rollout of new agreements and action plans that consider the...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, January 19, 2018
With an estimated 12 million tons of plastic waste entering the world’s oceans each year, consumers and governments are increasingly looking to businesses to eliminate plastic packaging. Fast food...
Business Models
by Sustainable Brands, January 19, 2018
The business world is undergoing rapid transformation, as consumers’ — and employees’ — expectations of companies increase, largely in regards to social purpose and environmental performance. It’s no...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, January 18, 2018
The auto sector is facing a complete overhaul with technological disruption already well underway. In order to remain relevant in the low-carbon transition, automotive companies must rapidly adapt to...
Collaboration
by Richard Howitt, January 18, 2018
Sustainability is at risk. And whilst the risks that go beyond climate change may be less well-understood, they are just as pressing. That was the message at the first meeting of the European Union’s...
Finance & Investment
by Sustainable Brands, January 18, 2018
Environmental and social issues are increasingly being used to shape business practice as companies recognize the link between strong ESG performance and profit. But for those that continue to put up...
The Next Economy
by Tom Idle, January 17, 2018
As we navigate our own private echo chambers day to day, it is tempting to allow oneself to be swept up in the positivity so prevalent in sustainable business circles right now. We have the...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, January 17, 2018
In a bid to put people on the path to better health, CVS Health has made significant changes in its retail stores, such as ending the sale of tobacco products, embracing healthier...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, January 17, 2018
In response to the success of its “Blue Planet II” nature documentary series and the substantial social media response that followed, the BBC will launch two new programs that explore the impact of...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, January 17, 2018
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new algae-powered fuel cell that is five times more efficient than existing plant and algal models. Both cost-effective and practical to...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, January 16, 2018
Coinciding with the launch of Theresa May’s 25 Year Environment Plan, WRAP has announced a new collaborative initiative with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) that aims to help turn the tide on...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, January 16, 2018
Between climate change and a rapidly expanding population, the future of food security is uncertain. Scientists at the John Innes Center, University of Queensland and University of Sydney have been...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, January 16, 2018
As the problems of microplastics and water scarcity persist, businesses are looking to new technologies to encourage greater consumer and corporate water stewardship. Platform technology company...
Cleantech
by Libby MacCarthy, January 15, 2018
Europe’s appetite for renewables is growing rapidly, and countries including Germany, Scotland and Denmark have already established themselves as leaders in renewable energy generation. However, the...
Walking the Talk
by Jay Coen Gilbert, January 15, 2018
Sixty-four years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his first sermon at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. We named our son Dexter with this in mind. In his first sermon...

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